Southern California
Kendo Federation


AUSKF Junior Open
Sun, 4/8/18, Huntington Beach CA

The 2018 AUSKF Junior Open Nationals will be held Sunday April 8th, 2018, at Marina High School in Huntington Beach, California. The gym will be open on the day before (April 7th) for preparation. See AUSKF details on the news page and event website. As last year, AUSKF will select 5 kenshi from the 14-15 years old division to represent the AUSKF in the All Japan Dojo Youth Kendo Tournament in Tokyo Japan July 2018.

SCKF dojo representatives: the deadline to submit applications will be the February SCKF Youth Practice (2/18/18).

  • fill out application form (file name registration_sckf.xlsx)
    • form includes sheets to sign up competitors and shinpan
    • rename the form, replacing "sckf" with your dojo abbreviation
    • age is as of 1/1/18
    • entry fee $30 per participant
  • email the form to both Kevin Abe and Yuji Hosokawa
  • hand in payment to Abe sensei, or mail it so he receives it by the deadline
    (Kevin Abe, 117 E Victoria Ave, Montebello CA 90640)
  • deadline is 2/18/18 (the Feb'18 youth practice)

Update 3/9/18:

Update 3/30/18:

  • all SCKF participants sign in at 7:30am and be ready to start warm ups as one big group by 7:45am
  • see basic schedule
  • supporters: please wear the black SCKF shirt to show support for our SCKF youths participating in the Jr Nationals

Update 4/8/18: Congratulations to all our SCKF winners!

  • 9 Years and Under
    2nd: Ryuga Madokoro
    3rd: Bailey Shinada
    Kantosho: Yuichi Sato
    Kantosho: Sora Kanemoto
  • 10 - 11 Years
    2nd: Jacob Huh
    3rd: Demian Roh
    Kantosho: Kokoro Kusayanagi
  • 12 - 13 Years
    2nd: Andrew Kang
    Kantosho: Ennio Kim
    Kantosho: Hayden Kim
    Kantosho: Yosuke Takubo
  • 14 - 15 Years
    3rd: Dave Nam
  • 16 - 18 Years
    Kantosho: Benjamin Huh
    Kantosho: Nathan Sueki
  • 13 Years and Under Girls
    1st: Daphne Chen
    3rd: Grace Huh
    Kantosho: Naomi Yu
  • Youth Team
    3rd: SCKF B
    3rd: SCKF A
  • Girls Team
    2nd: SCKF A
See full results, including annotated brackets
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